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Inside Out January 2017

Australia's best interiors magazine, Inside Out delivers inspiring homes, clever design ideas and practical decorating solutions. Discover the latest homewares trends, stunning outdoor spaces, and what's new for the living room, kitchen, bathroom and garden.

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6 Issues

in this issue

2 min.
new year, big plans – go!

Hello 2017, we’re pretty pleased you’ve arrived. In the grand scheme of things, 2016 was iffy at best, but we have all the hope in the world that this new year is going to be the start of something good. My one-and-only new year’s resolution is to be positive and open to new things – specifically a new charcoal rug that hides black cat hair... If you’re looking for some inspirational goal setting, look to the right and you’ll find the whole IO team’s hopes and dreams. The ongoing personal goal is to get my cupboards/pantry/wardrobe under control, but that’s less to do with the calendar and more to do with the motivation. That said, with a few days free between Christmas and January 1, it’s the perfect time to tackle…

2 min.
io team’s new year’s resolutions

“I really need to buy proper vases if I’m going to continue my fresh-flower obsession. These stunning blooms had to be displayed in a protein shaker. At least I’m innovative” – Samantha, commercial online editor “I want to sort out my home office/junk/spare room and let go of some old magazines and paperwork, and do a general edit to prevent feelings of guilt and mild anxiety every time I walk past. Having said that, the piece of Bhutanese ribbon did come in handy for a book-week costume … #confessionsofahoarder” – Mia, creative director “I’m going to whip my courtyard into shape with plenty of lush greenery. Everything I put out there dies due to neglect. This year, I will remember to water my plants!” – Louisa, sub-editor “I need to decide on the perfect white tone…

1 min.

CHECK US OUT here’s what you’ll find this month at our online home how to create a signature scent for your home home style tropical-themed accents for summer head to our expert advice section: 10 ways to make your flowers last longer renovation the best kitchen benchtops stay connected... PHOTOGRAPHY: (BEDROOM) TARINA LYELL/OH.EIGHT.OH.NINE, (SIDEBOARD) TANIKA BLAIR. STYLING: (BEDROOM) TARINA LYELL/OH.EIGHT.OH.NINE. BEDROOM IMAGE COURTESY OF LUUM, LUUM.COM.AU. ‘ORGANICS’ CANDLES BY R2 DESIGNS, R2DESIGNS.COM.AU. KITCHEN BENCHTOP IN SAINT MORITZ, ESSASTONE, ESSASTONE.COM.AU. TROPICAL TALES 2 ARTWORK, URBAN ROAD, URBANROAD.COM.AU…

1 min.
in case you missed it...

WINNING PIN! Bedroom design was on the minds of our Pinterest followers, who fell in love with this monochrome masterpiece from a Melbourne warehouse conversion. This moody, black-framed beauty made almost 200k impressions in the past 30 days. When Shannon Vos gave us the goss about what happens between ‘tools down’ and the final auction on The Block , Twitter went crazy. Perhaps you’re all planning to apply in 2017? reader spotlight We love this fresh living room styled to perfection by reader @honeyandfizz. The garland around the mirror is the ideal festive addition. Don’t forget to share your pictures with us using the hashtag #insideoutmag! most double tapped Our followers were ready to swing into summer on Instagram, mentally adding the hammock-and-swing combo from our November issue to their backyard wishlist. IN YOUR NEWS FEED This month,…

1 min.
creative journey

Art comes to life with playful pieces from the talents at Sydney’s Studio A.This supported studio helps artists with intellectual disabilities access the training and opportunities they need to develop their skills in a range of disciplines. Clockwise from left: Disco Trophy Bird sculpture by Emily Crockford, Lisa Scott, Phil Sidney and Skye Saxon, $1500; Pig And Cow print by Arunan Dharmalingham, $300 (unframed); Dotty Tassie on canvas by Emily Crockford, $280; Pink Skull on canvas by Lisa Scott, $180; and Tiny Canvas by Emily Crockford, $35, all Studio A, studioa.org.au.…

1 min.
hanging chairs & cushions

1 LINE IT UP why it works: Geometric appeal gives this true-blue combo an edge ‘Daydreamer’ hanging chair, $780, Fenton&Fenton, fentonandfenton.com.au. ‘Royal Grid’ outdoor cushion, from $115, Jennifer + Smith, jenniferandsmith.com.au. 2 SITTING PRETTY why it works: Sweet curves and florals make this duo garden-party perfect ‘Cageling’ hanging chair, €1545, Ontwerpduo, ontwerpduo.nl. ‘Botanica’ outdoor cushion, $90, Basil Bangs, basilbangs.com. 3 NATURAL TOUCH why it works: Keep it simple with a block-coloured cushion and a shapely rattan seat HK Living hanging chair, $499, House Of Orange, houseoforange.com.au. Indosoul ‘Fine Rib’ outdoor cushion, $44.95, Temple & Webster, templeandwebster.com.au. PHOTOGRAPHY: (MAIN) IMAGE COURTESY OF BYRON B BAY HANGING CHAIRS. ‘COCO’ HANGING CHAIR, $$499, BYRONBAYHANGINGCHAIRS.COM.AU…